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ancient Greek dramatist remembered for his comedies (448-380 BC) Aristophanes
United States songwriter (born in Russia) who wrote more than 1500 songs and several musical comedies (1888-1989) Berlin , Irving Berlin , Israel Baline
United States composer and lyricist of musical comedies (1891-1946) Cole Albert Porter , Cole Porter , Porter
English playwright remembered for his comedies (1670-1729) Congreve , William Congreve
English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973) Coward , Noel Coward , Sir Noel Pierce Coward
prop consisting of an open pie filled with real or artificial custard; thrown in slapstick comedies custard pie
German filmmaker of sophisticated comedies (1892-1947) Ernst Lubitsch , Lubitsch
United States singer who appeared in several musical comedies (1909-1984) Ethel Merman , Merman
United States composer who incorporated jazz into classical forms and composed scores for musical comedies (1898-1937) George Gershwin , Gershwin
United States lyricist who collaborated on many musical comedies (most successfully with Richard Rodgers) (1895-1960) Hammerstein , Oscar Hammerstein , Oscar Hammerstein II
French author of sophisticated comedies (1622-1673) Jean-Baptiste Poquelin , Moliere
United States composer of musical comedies (1885-1945) Jerome David Kern , Jerome Kern , Kern
United States playwright noted for light comedies (born in 1927) Marvin Neil Simon , Neil Simon , Simon
dramatist of ancient Rome (born in Greece) whose comedies were based on works by Menander (190?-159 BC) Publius Terentius Afer , Terence
Irish playwright remembered for his satirical comedies of manners (1751-1816) Richard Brinsley Sheridan , Sheridan
United States composer of musical comedies (especially in collaboration with Oscar Hammerstein II and with Lorenz Hart) (1902-1979) Richard Rodgers , Rodgers
buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect zany
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